About Us:

It is our Mission to provide you with the highest quality of orthodontic treatment in not only a caring and friendly atmosphere, but an environment of exceptional service. We are dedicated to enhancing the beauty of your smile, in balance with facial aesthetics, while improving the health and function of your teeth. Combining the right mix of individualized exceptional care, innovative and updated technology, and continual education of Doctor and team. We uphold a commitment to be in a class of our own in every facet of our practice.

Meet Our Doctor

Michael P. Hassey was born in Long Beach, CA and then spent the majority of his childhood in Iowa. He graduated from Brigham Young University with honors. He used his chemical engineering degree for several years before deciding to go back to school and pursue his desire of a profession in Dentistry.

He earned his dental degree (DDS) at NYU School of Dentistry in New York, where he also graduated at the top of his class with honors. He then completed a one year general practice residency in advanced cosmetic dentistry at the University of Nevada’s School of Medicine program before deciding to specialize in orthodontics. He went back to New York to receive his specialty certificate at the prestigious Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

After living and practicing in New York, he decided to return to his roots and raise his family in Southern California. He is thrilled to be here with his wife Hollie, son Jonathan who is 6, and daughter Avianna, 2. He and Hollie are thrilled to have welcomed their second son, Matthew on July 15.

He is experienced in all phases of orthodontic treatment bringing with him the latest technology and modern techniques the profession has to offer. He is skilled in all areas including, but not limited to, fixed appliances, clear (ceramic) braces, removable appliances, temporary anchorage devices (TAD's), self-ligating bracket systems, and the recent clear alternative to braces, the Invisalign® System. Dr. Hassey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Meet Our Staff

Herminia is our Office Manager. She brings to our office 18 years of experience. She is really excited about her team here at Camino Real Orthodontics. Herminia is blessed to be in a wonderful relationship of 11 years. She has 4 wonderful children, and a grandson named Alijah. Her passion in life is church, hiking, biking, camping, and spending time with her family.

Cyreina is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been in this office for a little over seven years. She loves getting to know each patients smiling face and helping achieve their ideal smile. She and her wonderful husband Khanh, live in Oceanside. She loves spending time in company of her family and friends. Also gardening, shopping, cooking, and leisurely riding with Khanh on his Harley.

Brittany is a Registered Dental Assistant and lifetime resident of Oceanside. She has been in the dental field for ten years, and enjoys working in orthodontics, especially because she gets to watch patients smiles transform. At home, her husband Roy and two year old daughter Olivia keep her busy. When not at work, she loves spending time with family, having picnics at the beach, and playing with Olivia at the park.

Katelyn is a Registered Dental Assistant, born and raised in Oceanside. She graduated from Kaplan College with a 4.0 GPA. She joined this field because of her experience in braces. Outside of work, Katelyn is a Drag Racer! Before braces, she wouldn't smile, even when winning first place in races. Now, with her new smile, her self-esteem has gone up, and she can now show off her beautiful smile. She enjoys seeing the same confidence appear in every patient as they go through treatment.

Maritza is a Dental Assistant. She was born in El Centro Ca, and grew up in Mexicali BC. She attended UABC Dental School in Mexicali, BC. In 2007, she transferred to Palomar College and got her certification from UEI College. Maritza enjoys dancing, and teaches at Nouveau Dance Company. She has a twin sister named Monica, and two little brothers Paul and Salvador.

Jen is the newest member to our work family. She will be that great smile to greet you and your family as you walk in. She has worked front office for many years and now she adds dental. In her spare time she is a yoga teacher. She has been in a relationship with her high school sweetheart Gino for 8 years. Her favorite hobbies are running marathons, hiking, snowboarding and basically anything outdoors. Jen loves spending time with her family and church.